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  • Posted in thread: Mango report on 08-28-2013 at 01:29 AM
    Bottled tonight. Best tasting wine I ever made. No sugar and no camden or kmeta in end. 3
    gallon batch. Used 24 350 ml and three 750 ml bottles. I degassed last two or three days. Stay
    at home wine. I...

  • Posted in thread: Question about making 1 gallon of wine on 08-26-2013 at 10:44 PM
    I use cheese cloth and folder rubber bands (both at Walmart). BTW a bucket labeled 5 gallons at
    Walmart was really only 4. I make small batches and use a 3 gal bucket for the primary in one
    gal batche...

  • Posted in thread: Define wine? on 08-22-2013 at 11:16 PM
    Oh, then that blows my dandelion wine recipe and banana wine out of "wine" making. Heat
    extraction is common for some wine styles, although not all of course.Roger that on the heat
    extraction. I learn...

  • Posted in thread: Define wine? on 08-22-2013 at 01:17 AM
    I say wine is fermented fruit without heating anything. You need heat to make beer or liquor.
    Quality of wine is a different subject. Mad dog 20/20 is not from napa valley

  • Posted in thread: Temp on 08-15-2013 at 12:26 AM
    I ferment at 70-71deg. I make fresh fruit wines. I have a commercial wine fridge bought at
    lowes. I can fit a 3 gal and 1 gal carboy into it. With the thermostat set to the lowest
    setting the temperat...

  • Posted in thread: Hello on 08-10-2013 at 01:01 PM
    Make sure your corks are dry going in the bottle or they will work there way back out.

  • Posted in thread: Wine Process on 08-07-2013 at 10:34 PM
    It is a learning curve. Like a previous post stated, you can over think it. I over thought
    everything in the beginning. I made plenty of mistakes. It took me more than two batches to get
    something dri...

  • Posted in thread: When to Add Yeast? on 07-21-2013 at 11:54 PM
    24hrs is pretty standard. Don't forget to follow the instructions on the pkg

  • Posted in thread: Strange strawberry wine recipe on 07-16-2013 at 10:41 AM
    Just bottled some strawberry. I used the PE. My recipe book calls for tanning but I didn't use
    it. It turned out awesome. I like fruit wine dry and about 14% alcohol. It makes for a good

  • Posted in thread: Mango on 07-15-2013 at 11:47 PM
    Sans does have the mangos. 4 lbs for $8. I think it's worth it not having to process the fruit.